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hey guys, am trying to do things in linux and the file I have from friend has a name with two exclamation marks on the end of it. if i ...
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    hey guys,
    am trying to do things in linux and the file I have from friend has a name with two exclamation marks on the end of it.

    if i write it into console all they do is repeat all the line twice and off course it doesn't work... could you help me how to contain those exclamation marks with the name to stop it repeating please please please????

    mario

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    You can either
    1. escape them with backslash file\!\!
    2. or use quotes 'file!!'

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